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Santa Cruz Public Libraries - Downtown Library

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 1 person is interested

The Life Literacies Program at the Downtown branch is looking for volunteers to work alongside Staff Librarians while assisting with program preparation as well as information navigation to overcome hurdles to housing, safety, education, health, and income. The program leads provides a lot of training for you to provide these crucial services. This is a rewarding opportunity for a person looking for, and comfortable with, serving our most vulnerable community members. Spanish speaking a plus.

The hours for the Life Literacy Center vary by day and trend toward 10am-4pm depending on the organization. Passing a background check is required.

Please visit our news website for more information:
https://www.santacruzpl.org/news/2019/nov/13/new-life-literacies-center-downtown-library-open-h/

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About Santa Cruz Public Libraries - Downtown Library

Location:

224 Church St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060, US

Mission Statement

The Public Library is dedicated to free and equal access to information, knowledge, independent lifelong learning, cultural enrichment, and the joys of reading for our diverse community.

Description

Public libraries in California seek to engage the talents, skills and commitment of volunteers to serve the communities' information and literacy needs. Libraries offer a variety of skilled volunteer opportunities to make a meaningful contribution to library programs, operations, fundraising events and other community engagement functions. Skilled volunteers have opportunities to lead projects, work with teams of staff and volunteers, learn new skills, and have fun.

WHEN

Fri Nov 01, 2019 - Fri Dec 18, 2020
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM  

WHERE

224 Church St.Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(36.97458,-122.0286)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Youth Services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 4 months
  • Comfortable working with diverse populations who may be under extreme stress.

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